Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for VB6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited VB6 over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 - 134
Rank change year-on-year - +134 -5
Contract jobs citing VB6 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.13% - 0.038%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% - 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £300 - £313
South East median daily rate £475 £335 £338
% change year-on-year +41.79% -0.74% +41.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 - £40.00

VB6 is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 921 568 838
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 38.80% 32.59% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 282 410
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £388 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.16% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £290 £263 £232
90th Percentile £525 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 19
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +66.67% +50.00%
10th Percentile £18.50 £14.65 £12.95
90th Percentile £77.50 £62.50 £45.30
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing VB6 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Buckinghamshire

VB6
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing VB6 in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for VB6 in Buckinghamshire

VB6
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for VB6 in Buckinghamshire

VB6
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes - 3 £300 -
VB6
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for VB6.

1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) PaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Kentico
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) ETL
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (33.33%) DTS
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) CMS
1 2 (66.67%) Kentico
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DTS
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft